Updated in 2014, the New York City Fire Code is a City law that establishes fire safety requirements for buildings and businesses in New York City. It applies to all persons and places in New York City.
The Fire Code regulates such matters as emergency preparedness; the prevention and reporting of fires; the manufacture, storage, handling, use and transportation of hazardous materials and combustible materials; the conduct of various businesses and activities that pose fire hazards; and the design, installation, operation and maintenance of the buildings and premises that house such materials, businesses and activities.
Fire Code Chapters 1 and 3 have been revised to reflect the amendments to Sections FC 105.6 and 310 enacted by Local Law No. 187 of 2017, effective April 17, 2018.
General Precautions Against Fire
Emergency Planning and Preparedness
Fire Operations Features
Building Services and Systems
Fire-Resistance – Rated Construction
Fire Protection Systems
Means of Egress
Aviation Facilities and Operations
Combustible Dust-Producing Operations
Fruit and Crop Ripening
Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging
Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities
Lumber Yards and Wood Waste Materials
Manufacture of Organic Coatings
High-Piled Combustible Storage
Tents and Other Membrane Structures
Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage
Welding and Other Hot Work
Hazardous Materials – General Provisions
Explosives, Fireworks and Special Effects
Flammable and Combustible Liquids
Highly Toxic and Toxic Materials
Liquefied Petroleum Gases
Unstable (Reactive) Materials
Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids
Referenced Standard Modifications
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